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Detection of electrical signaling between tomato plants raises interesting questions

The soil beneath our feet is alive with electrical signals being sent from one plant to another, according to research in which a University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) distinguished professor emeritus in the Department of Electrical and Computer...
9-Jul-2020 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Global climate trend since Dec. 1 1978: +0.14 C per decade

Global Temperature Report: June 2020
6-Jul-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UAH's Baudry Lab finds 125 naturally occurring compounds with potential against COVID-19

The Baudry Lab at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has identified 125 naturally occurring compounds that have a computational potential for efficacy against the COVID-19 virus from the first batch of 50,000 rapidly assessed by a...
18-Jun-2020 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nuclear thermal propulsion research wins UAH graduate student AAS Molly Macauley Award

Research on seeded hydrogen in nuclear thermal rocket engines has won a graduate research assistant at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) one of two 2020 American Astronautical Society (AAS) Molly Macauley Awards for Science and...
10-Jun-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Global climate trend since Dec. 1 1978: +0.14 C per decade

Global Temperature Report: May 2020
3-Jun-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Plasma science report co-chaired by UAH astrophysicist urges better federal agency coordination

Federal agencies should better coordinate their activities in plasma science and engineering (PSE) and jointly support new funding opportunities that take advantage of PSE’s overlaps with different science disciplines, according to a decadal...
28-May-2020 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Unique spectrometer developed at UAH finds ultrafast aspect of gallium arsenide

Researchers at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) have developed a unique spectrometer to study ultrafast properties of photonic materials and devices and have used it to discover a never before observed aspect of gallium arsenide (GaAs),...
11-May-2020 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ASGC cube satellite would explore using lunar soil as human radiation shield

Science aboard an Alabama Space Grant Consortium (ASGC) student-led cube satellite mission called AEGIS could be valuable to developing future human outposts on the moon and in space travel to Mars if NASA gives the go-ahead for a 2022 flight.
6-May-2020 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Soon Can the Economy Recover From the COVID-19 Recession?

There’s no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has put the United States into a recession, says an economist who is the associate dean of the College of Business at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), so now the question on everyone’s mind is...
7-Apr-2020 5:40 PM EDT

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UAH Professor Part of San Antonio Zoo’s Successful Effort to Breed Enigmatic Salamander

The imperiled Georgia blind salamander (Eurycea wallacei) was successfully bred for the first time in the labs of the Center for Conservation & Research at San Antonio Zoo.
23-Jul-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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UAH professor says multigenerational teams could be an asset to companies

Dr. Pavica Sheldon, professor and chair of the Department of Communication Arts at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), offers insight into the four generations that comprise today's workforce.
30-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST

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Alabama’s bioscience industry buoyed by research universities like UAH

Thanks to research universities like UAH, Alabama is enjoying an unprecedented ramp up in its bioscience industry.
3-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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UAH English Professor’s Work Shows That Poe and Schreber Are Birds of a Feather

Dr. Joe Conway’s latest research project flies in the face of his past work by migrating toward bird mimicry in literature. His essay, “Words Are for the Birds: ‘Non-Reasoning Creatures Capable of Speech’ in the Writings of Schreber and...
22-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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Lowly Control Systems Vulnerable to Hacks, According to UAH Expert

Industrial systems that control heating and cooling, water treatment plants, etc. are a low priority. That’s why they are so vulnerable to hackers, says Dr. Ray Vaughn, vice president for research at The University of Alabama in Huntsville.
28-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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Natural Products Drug Discovery Group explores plant potential

Begun over 20 years ago at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) to study medicinal properties of Costa Rican plants, the Natural Products Drug Discovery Group has branched out to Africa, Australia, the Bahamas, Yemen and Cuba.
10-Jun-2013 11:15 AM EDT

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Psychologist Examines Effects of Technology Society

As daily news of cyber crimes, such as bullying, sextortion and pornography, and other forms of fraud are reported, deciphering good from bad web sites is key to navigating the Internet in today’s fast paced technological society according to...
29-May-2012 8:00 AM EDT

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